House Finch – 6/17/13

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 6/17/13

Observation Time: 4:30 p.m.

Observation Location: Gavins Pond area

Common Name: House Finch

Scientific Name: Setophaga discolor

Comments: Male house finches have reddish coloration on their head and breast. Females are brown. Both have a heavy, conical beak for cracking seeds open.

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House Finch

House Finch